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The shivering : from The thing around your neck

Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Publisher: New York : Vintage, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2009] ©2009
Series: Vintage short.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Vintage Shorts "Short Story Month" Selection On the day a plane crashed in Nigeria, Ukamaka lets into her apartment a neighbor in a Princeton sweatshirt she'd never met before to keep her company and pray. United in a common loss, Ukamaka is glad to have someone she can confide in about her home, her ex-boyfriend, her life as a graduate student in the United States, and her ambitions. But, in gher eagerness to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
ISBN: 9780525431893 0525431896
OCLC Number: 949255022
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Vintage short.
Responsibility: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

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A Vintage Shorts "Short Story Month" Selection On the day a plane crashed in Nigeria, Ukamaka lets into her apartment a neighbor in a Princeton sweatshirt she'd never met before to keep her company and pray. United in a common loss, Ukamaka is glad to have someone she can confide in about her home, her ex-boyfriend, her life as a graduate student in the United States, and her ambitions. But, in gher eagerness to discover a new friend in Chinedu, Ukamaka is slow to realize the tragic and desperate secrets he is protecting from her. In this poignant, stirring short depicting the solitary lives that immigrants face in the United States, acclaimed author of Purple Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie celebrates faith and the fragile ties that can grant salvation. An ebook short.

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